- WHAT: Statement session regarding the Levy County nuclear power plant
- WHEN: 1 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday.
- WHERE: Plantation on Crystal River, 9301 W. Fort
CRYSTAL RIVER — A meeting is set for Thursday as part of the process to build a nuclear power station in Levy County.
A group of three judges has been assigned by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (ASLB) to conduct contested hearings for the Levy Nuclear Plant Combined License Application.
The ASLB will accept oral or written limited appearance statements from members of the public regarding the application of Progress Energy Florida Inc. (PEF) to the NRC for a license to construct and operate two nuclear power plants in Levy County.
The Levy County Nuclear Power Plant is the umbrella term for a proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County, Florida. Proposed in 2006, Progress Energy Florida (PEF) announced the selection of 5,100 acres (21 km2) in southern Levy County for the potential construction of nuclear reactors. The site’s proximity to the company’s existing Crystal River 3 Nuclear Power Plant will provide opportunities for efficiencies in shared support functions at both facilities.